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Jake Roberts agrees to drop charges against Davey Boy Smith Jr.


Harry Smith (Davey Boy Smith Jr.) and Aurelian Smith Jr. (Jake Roberts) have settled their differences after a phone conversation set up by Bret Hart when Hart and Roberts were at an autograph session.

Roberts agreed to drop all charges on Monday for an incident at WrestleCon where the two had a heated exchange of words and Smith threw coffee at Roberts and Roberts' daughter went after Smith, who walked away.

Smith had been upset about things Roberts had said about his father on a podcast with Roddy Piper.

Both privately apologized to each other over the incident and Smith agreed to do a public apology, which he did before his IWGP Tag Team title match in Kumamoto, Japan that took place early Sunday.

"I'd like to announce publicly and officially that I spoke with Jake Roberts on the phone today and we squashed heat we have for what happened at the WrestleCon event," wrote Smith. "I apologized and said I would apologize publicly as Jake agreed he would be dropping any charges pressed against me. I'm a man of my word and I'd like to say sorry to any fans that I stressed with this situation also. I wish Jake all the best and glad that we squashed the heat. I actually had spoken to Roddy Piper before he passed away about the podcast Jake and he did. I'm certainly glad we worked things out, as Roddy died [not] long after."